The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 85 81 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 35 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.04% 2.12% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 12.58% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 45
Average salary £31,250 £26,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £48,275 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,625
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
282 302 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.46% 16.86% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 222 235 269
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
North West

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -21 11 £29,000 -1.69%
Wilmslow - 11 £32,500 - 1
Macclesfield +12 2 - -
Runcorn -4 2 £75,000 +200.00% 1
Knutsford - 2 - -
Daresbury +1 1 £22,000 -14.56%
Nantwich - 1 £32,500 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 87 (95.60%) WAN
2 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
3 42 (46.15%) Cisco
4 39 (42.86%) Finance
5 38 (41.76%) TCP/IP
6 37 (40.66%) Firewall
7 35 (38.46%) Windows
8 33 (36.26%) VPN
9 28 (30.77%) VMware
10 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 26 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (27.47%) DNS
12 21 (23.08%) HP
12 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (21.98%) OSPF
13 20 (21.98%) BGP
13 20 (21.98%) EIGRP
14 19 (20.88%) CiscoWorks
14 19 (20.88%) F5
15 17 (18.68%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (17.58%) CCNP
16 16 (17.58%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (16.48%) ITIL
18 14 (15.38%) LDAP
18 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
18 14 (15.38%) CCNA
18 14 (15.38%) Juniper
18 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (14.29%) SAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.09%) MS Exchange
1 11 (12.09%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.69%) IIS
3 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.40%) Lync
5 3 (3.30%) Site Server
6 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (95.60%) WAN
2 38 (41.76%) TCP/IP
3 37 (40.66%) Firewall
4 33 (36.26%) VPN
5 25 (27.47%) DNS
6 20 (21.98%) OSPF
6 20 (21.98%) BGP
6 20 (21.98%) EIGRP
7 17 (18.68%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (15.38%) LDAP
9 13 (14.29%) SAN
9 13 (14.29%) Internet
10 12 (13.19%) Wireless
10 12 (13.19%) IGRP
10 12 (13.19%) Ethernet
10 12 (13.19%) VLAN
11 11 (12.09%) HTTP
11 11 (12.09%) TACACS
11 11 (12.09%) SSL
11 11 (12.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Back Office
3 8 (8.79%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.40%) Legal
6 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.30%) Games
7 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Administrator
4 11 (12.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Wireless Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) IT Support
9 6 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Network Support
11 3 (3.30%) Trainee
11 3 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Support Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) SOAP
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Thin Client
1 6 (6.59%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.49%) Firmware
2 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.20%) iPhone
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.10%) EPoS
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (14.29%) UNIX
4 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.89%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.49%) Linux
8 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.10%) Android
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (16.48%) ITIL
3 12 (13.19%) Network Design
3 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.09%) Network Management
4 11 (12.09%) Capacity Management
5 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.49%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.40%) Project Management
7 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.30%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.20%) Service Management
9 2 (2.20%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.20%) Data Security
9 2 (2.20%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.10%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) Perl
3 3 (3.30%) Python
4 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (17.58%) CCNP
4 14 (15.38%) CCNA
5 13 (14.29%) MCSE
6 9 (9.89%) MCP
7 8 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.49%) MCSA
9 4 (4.40%) Degree
9 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.30%) MCTS
11 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.10%) CCIE
11 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) XenApp
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.30%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.10%) Xen
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (20.88%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (12.09%) HP NNM
3 8 (8.79%) OpenView
4 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.20%) SCCM
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 42 (46.15%) Cisco
3 28 (30.77%) VMware
4 21 (23.08%) HP
5 19 (20.88%) F5
6 14 (15.38%) Juniper
7 12 (13.19%) Citrix
8 9 (9.89%) Dell
8 9 (9.89%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.79%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.30%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.30%) Sony
10 3 (3.30%) CommVault
10 3 (3.30%) Apple
10 3 (3.30%) Avaya
11 2 (2.20%) IBM
11 2 (2.20%) EMC
12 1 (1.10%) Sage
12 1 (1.10%) Toshiba
12 1 (1.10%) Remedy
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